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Title:Finance Authority, Illinois
Contact Name:Chris Meister
Contact Title:Executive Director
Contact Phone:312-651-1300
Contact Comments:Board Secretary
Function:This authority will have all of the financing powers formally held by: Illinois Health Facilities Authority, Illinois Development Finance Authority, Illinois Educational Facilities Authority, Illinois Farm Development Authority, Illinois Rural Bond Bank, Illinois Research Park Authority, State Parks Revenue Bond Commission, and the Illinois Community Development Finance Commission. This is done in order to help finance economic development, manufacturing, environmental projects, health facilities, educational and cultural facilities, local government project and agricultural development.
Term:3 years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Qualifications: Persons with recognized ability and experience in one or more of the following areas: economic development, finance, banking, industrial development, small business management, real estate development, housing, health facilities financing, local government financing, community development, venture finance, construction and labor relations.
Composition:15 members appointed by the Governor
Chair:Appointed by the Governor for 2-year terms
Authority:20 ILCS 3501/801-15

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Anderberg, Eric7/16/20197/31/2015GovernorChair, MemberDeKalb
Fuentes, James7/17/20184/6/2005GovernorMemberCook
Goetz, Michael7/21/20208/25/2005GovernorPast Vice ChairSangamon
Hobert, William7/21/20206/28/2019GovernorMemberCook
Juracek, Arlene7/16/20199/8/2015GovernorMemberCook
Knox, Lerry7/15/201910/5/2012GovernorMemberCook
McCoy, Lyle7/16/201912/14/2015GovernorMemberLake
Nava, Roxanne7/17/20206/28/2019GovernorMemberCook
Obernagel, George7/16/20187/4/2016GovernorMemberMonroe
O'Brien, Terrence M. 7/21/20203/29/2004GovernorMemberCook
Poole, Roger7/21/201712/11/2009GovernorMemberSt Clair
Smoots, Beth7/15/20197/25/2016GovernorMemberCook
Wexler, J. Randal7/19/20216/28/2019GovernorMemberCook
Wright, Jeffrey7/17/20213/29/2019GovernorMemberCook
Zeller, Brad7/17/20152/28/2005GovernorMemberMorgan